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Alaska's high health care costs drive patients out of state

...balance'While leaving the state for medical care can save money, it also means betting against Alaska businesses, said Alaska Regional Hospital CEO Julie Taylor."Of course, none of us want Alaskans leaving the state for health care," Taylor said...
Anchorage requests federal help to stop Spice crisis

...emergencies varies day to day -- from a slow trickle of cases to deluge of patients the next day, according to Alaska regional Hospital ER physician and chief medical officer David Cadogan."It's been a long time since I've seen anything like...
Anchorage hospitals appeal state's allocation of new beds hopes of building more emergency room beds in the next several years.Providence Alaska Medical Center and Alaska Regional Hospital have both filed appeals accusing the Department of Health and Human Services of making groundless assumptions...
Gov. Walker: Alaska needs to collaborate, not litigate, on Medicaid expansion

...the bill for the uninsured. Providers at Central Peninsula Hospital in Kenai, Fairbanks Memorial Hospital and Alaska Regional Hospital tell me that health care coverage for one uninsured patient can cost a medical facility $1 million.They told...
My Turn: Medicaid expansion has majority support, just not 'the majority'

...says Medicaid expansion will initially create roughly 1,500 jobs, up to 4,000 by 2020. That was before Alaska Regional Hospital announced they'd build a new clinic under Medicaid expansion, because a clinic can treat insured people more...
Munoz a woman of her word

...begin a statewide call to action. In one year there has been a vast change in our knowledge of this issue and Alaska Regional Hospital is opening a nursing unit specifically for infants who are going through withdrawal issues. I'm not sure we...
Medical facilities can't reach agreement

...Medicare and Medicaid patients.When the center was beginning construction, Gear said it requested agreements with Alaska Regional Hospital, Providence Alaska Medical Center and Central Peninsula Hospital."The transfer agreement is just a protocol...
Alaska serial killer Robert Hansen dies in prison at 75

...Anchorage boomed with construction of the trans-Alaska oil pipeline, died Thursday. He was 75.Hansen died at Alaska Regional Hospital after being in declining health for the past year, Alaska Department of Corrections spokeswoman Sherrie Daigle...
Juneau's healthcare prices top nation

...which collected the data for the research council. "This affects everybody."Julie Taylor, the CEO of Alaska Regional Hospital in Anchorage, moved to the city from Colorado early this year. She said doctors and nurses in Anchorage earn...
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4 big hospitals face penalties for infection rates

...Anchorage's Alaska Native Medical Center, Alaska Regional Hospital and Providence Alaska Medical Center are in the...said.Julie Taylor, chief executive officer of Alaska Regional Hospital, said the hospital between 2012 and 2013 had...


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